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Discover Supply Chain Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Insights

Posted on March 2024

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Phaidon International's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report Examines the Perceptions of DE&I in the Supply Chain Industry.

As an award-winning supply chain talent partner under the Phaidon International brand, clients often ask us how to improve Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in their workplace so they can attract, hire, and retain top talent with diverse experiences and viewpoints.  

To provide data-backed insights, we have surveyed both employees and employers from our database to understand their perspectives on company culture, discrimination, development opportunities, and DE&I training and resources at their workplace to uncover trends, disparities, and areas in need of improvement. 

The results can be found in Phaidon International's DE&I report, which explores overall trends across their six specialist brands, plus a breakdown of results for DSJ Global, delving into DE&I in the supply chain industry.

Findings from these surveys include:



of supply chain employees said they were aware of discrimination, harassment, or bias at their current workplace (frequently or occasionally), while only 24% of employers said they were aware.

of supply chain employees strongly agreed that the organisation they work for promotes a culture of inclusivity and respect for DE&I.

Discover the full views of both employers and employees in the supply chain industry and uncover new areas of focus for your DE&I strategy, helping you to improve hiring, retention, and DE&I policies based on your goals, resources, and the needs of your employees. Along with our survey findings, this exclusive report also includes: 

  • How good DE&I workplace practices benefit both employers and employees 

  • The biggest DE&I challenges employers face

  • Key takeaways for employers and employees

  • DE&I resources for your region 

Ross Williams, Director at DSJ Global USA, explains how the industry’s take on DE&I has evolved in recent years:

“Historically the supply chain industry has been very male dominated, so maybe four or five years ago when DE&I was front and center in the news, many companies we worked with took a strong position on it, carrying out surveys and analysis or hiring management consultants. But now with talent shortages worsening, from my experience we are moving back into a more meritocratic society where clients just want the best person for the job based on merit, regardless of their background.”

Discover the results - Download your copy of this report by completing the form below: 

Part of Something Bigger

DSJ Global is part of Phaidon International, a leading global talent partner that identifies, sources, and delivers business-critical professionals to the most innovative industries in the world. 

Our approach to talent opportunities as part of Phaidon International includes access to six talent brands with the advantage of multiple industry experts at your disposal. It’s a bespoke service, so you can work directly with a specialist in supply chain, and if required, we can introduce you to our counterparts in regulatory & legal, or technology, while benefiting from one single relationship manager for ease, and not worrying about extensive and time-consuming administration.

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